NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Frontier, already a legendary off-roader, will compete within the longest, most demanding off-road rally in the USA with a lift from an iconic Nissan model – NISMO.
Nissan’s storied NISMO Efficiency model will debut a brand new line of off-road components, together with a high-performance suspension equipment, an off-road bumper, off-road lighting and off-road wheels on the 2020 Frontier on the 2020 Rebelle Rally, which begins Oct. Eight in Lake Tahoe and culminates Oct. 17 in California’s Imperial Sand Dunes.
NISMO off-road components will likely be out there for the 2005-2020 mannequin 12 months Frontier, 2016-2021 mannequin 12 months TITAN and 2005-2015 mannequin 12 months Xterra later this fall, and also will be provided on the forthcoming, next-generation Frontier. Merchandise will likely be out there via Nissan sellers, choose NISMO retailers or through NISMOparts.nissanusa.com.
“We’re fired as much as watch Group Wild Grace present present and future Nissan Frontier homeowners what this beast can do on among the most excessive terrain within the nation,” mentioned Michael Soutter, vp, Nissan Aftersales U.S. “These new NISMO off-road components, created by individuals who deeply perceive vans and the need for final off-road efficiency, will elevate Frontier to a brand new stage of functionality.”
Nissan is the one automaker to sponsor a workforce yearly within the ladies’s-only Rebelle Rally because it started in 2016. Behind the wheel of the extra highly effective 2020 Frontier, which options an all-new powertrain and best-in-class 310 horsepower1, Group Wild Grace co-captains Sedona Blinson and Lyn Woodward have excessive expectations following final 12 months’s team-best sixth place end.
“We’ve taken the 2020 Frontier on a few trial runs, and it’s been an absolute rock star,” mentioned Woodward. “I’m very excited in regards to the further energy within the V6 – it’s a stable truck, and that’s what you should compete out right here.
“Our first objective is to at all times compete onerous, however I don’t see any motive why Sedona and I can’t win all of it this 12 months.”
A more in-depth take a look at the brand new NISMO off-road components
NISMO off-road Efficiency Suspension Equipment
- Particularly tuned for the extra weight of typical overlanding gear equivalent to tenting gear, heavy-duty bumpers and bigger, heavier tires.
- Monotube, gas-pressurized shocks characteristic digressive valving that reacts to essentially the most difficult off-road and path situations.
- Entrance and rear shocks permit for added wheel journey; rear shocks characteristic distant reservoir know-how, which helps guarantee optimum efficiency in demanding situations.
- System can present as much as a 2-inch elevate over inventory journey peak2.
NISMO off-road Bumper
- First in a collection of latest off-road bumpers for Nissan vans and SUVs.
- Constructed of high-tensile metal and completed with a sturdy, textured powder coat.
- Designed, laser minimize, shaped and welded with high quality precision to supply most energy and sturdiness in demanding off-road situations.
- Weighs solely 105 lbs.
- Options two attachment factors for restoration shackles and lodging for lights; designed to be winch succesful with quick access to winch controls.
NISMO off-road Lighting
- New line of LED off-road lighting developed in partnership with Inflexible IndustriesTM.
- Lineup will embody a collection of pod lamps (spherical and sq. designs) and lightweight bars in quite a lot of sizes and beam patterns.
- Preliminary providing will likely be a set of 6-inch spherical driving lamps with sturdy aluminum housings, white accent backlighting and an output of 8,600 lumens.
- Gentle kits will embody set up directions, harness, swap and NISMO-branded protecting covers.
NISMO off-road Wheels
- Customized and manufactured for NISMO.
- Measurement: 17×7.5-inch; Bolt Sample: 6×114.3; Backspacing: +30mm; Load Rated for 1,950 lbs. (above manufacturing facility OEM spec).
- Axis Grey painted end.
- NISMO middle cap.
- Designed and examined to rigorous SAE J2530 requirements for aftermarket wheels.
Comply with together with Group Wild Grace on Instagram or Fb, and monitor the workforce stay on rebellerally.com/stay beginning Thursday, Oct. 8. For extra info on the 2020 Nissan Frontier and Nissan’s full car lineup, please go to NissanNews.com.
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About The Rebelle Rally
The Rebelle Rally, coming into its fifth 12 months, is the primary ladies’s off-road navigational rally raid in the USA. The occasion has a singular problem and scoring system the place exact navigation, not velocity, is the last word objective. Members commerce in cell telephones and GPS for old-school navigation in a contest for the weather of time, distance, headings, and hidden checkpoints. Armed with simply maps, compasses, and roadbooks, groups of two will likely be pushed to their limits as they make their approach throughout 2,000+ kilometers of Nevada and California’s iconic terrain. Beginning October Eight in Lake Tahoe and ending October 17 alongside the famed Glamis Dunes, the competitors is the longest aggressive off-road rally within the nation. For extra info together with stay present and monitoring, go to www.rebellerally.com.
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1. Comparability based mostly on 2020 Frontier S vs. newest in-market Ward’s Small Truck section. Base fashions in contrast. Primarily based on producer’s web site.
2. When mixed with applicable rear springs and/or shackles.